Remedios Varo was born in Angles, Spain, in 1908 and traveled when young with her father throughout Spain and North Africa. She acquired an early interest in mathematics, mechanical drawing, and fantastic locomotive vehicles from her father, a hydraulic engineer.
Later in Barcelona she met the Surr
He is considered a supreme colourist and one of the finest living British painters, but did not achieve any prominence until later on in his career. His painting is intense and richly laden with colour and meaning, performing a dynamic that uniquely straddles representation and abstraction and works
Painter and installation artist Rudolf Stingel is known for his
His materials have included rubber, carpet, painted aluminum, and Styrofoam and his work is often interactive--he invited viewers to draw into foil covered walls at the Whitney Museum and he carpeted New York's Grand Central Terminal
Born Phillip Goldstein in 1913 in Montreal, Canada, Guston moved with his family to Los Angeles as a child. Guston's Russian-Jewish parents escaped persecution when they moved from Odessa, Russia. Guston and his family were aware of the regular Klan activities against Jews, blacks and others which to